| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:12 PM
Local hospitals on Thursday roundly endorsed the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Obama's Affordable Care Act. With the cloud of uncertainty all but wiped away, representatives said the focus would turn to preparing for the future.
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Among the area's congressional representatives, reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday on President Obama's healthcare overhaul were diametrically opposed, mirroring their respective parties and the dialogue on Capitol Hill.
On one side,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, June 29, 2012. It's been a hot week. Temperatures surpassed 80 degrees and I found myself making excuses to stay indoors. But is the city "ugly" in this climate?
That's what Times columnist Hector Tobar explores in...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Long-time partners Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo pride themselves on being informed voters, so when the Prop. 8 campaign gained momentum in 2008, the Burbank residents were disturbed by the proliferation of material that they felt cast gay marriage as...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Opponents of same-sex marriage said Tuesday they planned to ask a federal appeals court to reconsider this month’s 2-1 ruling that struck down Proposition 8, California’s 2008 ballot measure that banned gay marriage.
| Mar 23, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:17 AM
As the U.S. Supreme Courttackles the controversial federal law that overhauled health care, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today issued a statement calling for live broadcast streaming of the proceedings.
The High Court declined to allow live streaming...
| May 24, 2011
| 4:11 PM
Local violent crimes decreased in 2010, while the number of thefts increased slightly in Burbank and Glendale, according to preliminary crime reports from the FBI — a trend police officials say could be harder to stymie because of the court-mandated...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Four-and-a-half months have passed since lawyers last argued in a courtroom whether Jet Propulsion Laboratory discriminated against a former worker on religious grounds, but lawyers for both sides continue to argue the case.
Over the course of five post-...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 3:16 PM
The federal judge who overturned Proposition 8 Wednesday said the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage was based on moral disapproval of gay marriage and ordered the state to stop enforcing the ban.
U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker,...